PetroRio received endorsement from the ANP to act as a natural gas trader, with the exception of LNG and CNG in bulk, and seller of the energy source, according to the agency’s authorization and dispatch.
PetroRio owns 10% of the Manati gas field, in Bahia, operated by Petrobras. Portion corresponds to a reserve of 3 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe / day) and a production of around 1,600 boe / day, mostly of gas.
In August, Enauta announced the sale to Gas Bridge of its 45% stake in the Manati natural gas field. Petrobras also intends to sell its 35% stake.